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I love justice; and your claim, though made in military fashion, does not displease me.
Every one stood aghast at these multiplied examples of his superhuman might, and dreaded to displease so omnipotent and vindictive a being; and the Blackbird enjoyed a wide and undisputed sway.
The contemplation appeared to displease him, for he frowned sternly, and said to my father, drawing his thumbs across my eyebrows -
Tristram protested, and declared that her husband exhausted his ingenuity in trying to displease her.
Annette belonged to that large section of the public which likes or dislikes a picture according to whether its subject happens to please or displease them.
It was painful to her to disappoint and displease them, particularly to displease her brother; but she could not repent her resistance.
Here Issus puts those who displease her, but whom she does not care to execute forthwith.
She appeared completely to have forgotten that Winterbourne had said anything to displease her at Mrs.
The idea came to him that he must do something more than usual to attract the attention of God, and he turned back the rug which was in front of his bed so that he could kneel on the bare boards; and then it struck him that his nightshirt was a softness that might displease his Maker, so he took it off and said his prayers naked.
Monsieur, Melun is a city, an excellent city, which pays well, and which it would be imprudent to displease.
In a day or two we shall all have to take part in a greater and more serious duel, and besides, Drubetskoy, who says he is an old friend of yours, is not at all to blame that my face has the misfortune to displease you.
You spoke up just as you used to do, when anything was said to displease you.